Sunday, June 7, 2020


5 Things That Helped Me Explore Heavy Metal.

June 6, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So, having attended a high school where most students rocked more with hip hop, R&B, etc, I assimilated. I started to enjoy hip hop. Before high school, hip hop was the house but since MTV still showed music videos a lot—so was every other kind of popular music. You could see Nine In Nails, Radiohead, Christina Aguilera,... [Read more...]

Why Joe Burrow Is Only Partially Correct That Black America Needs White America’s Help!

June 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It would be disingenuous to feign surprise regarding the stream of athletes who have come forward to address the murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am sure that we all agree that the murder of Black men by law enforcement officers has become so common that it is neither shocking... [Read more...]

Modern-Day Lynchings.

June 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m outraged, sickened, and heartbroken about the intentional suffocation of Mr. George Floyd, a black man. Such detestable actions by police officers are nothing less than a modern-day lynching. The long-term misguided demonization to people of color and the apparent reason for such loose cannon actions is unwarranted fear... [Read more...]

How We Can Breathe Again: From Protest To Solutions.

June 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let us be clear: we need law enforcement. That is undeniably true. Having been abducted at gunpoint and saved by a white police officer myself, I will never deny the need for police. But I also cannot deny that we have a problem that is much larger and deeper than one, two, or even a handful of incidents. What is true is that... [Read more...]

Human Rights; Here’s How to Stop the Killing of the George Floyds.

June 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  On March 22, 1991, a visibly shaken and angered President George H.W. Bush said he was sickened and “outraged” by what he saw on television. That was the beating of black motorist Rodney King by a swarm of LAPD cops. A year later following the acquittal of four of the police officers by a Simi Valley jury with no blacks... [Read more...]

Joe Biden Has No Good Options.

June 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  This riot crisis will pass, and then it’s nothing but bad choices ahead for Badfinger Biden, not that he realizes it. He’s too far gone and far too busy watching his stories on the tee-vee to negotiate the crucial strategic decisions he faces if he wants to win. Even if not he has not already disembarked the short bus in... [Read more...]

Movie Review; The Collini Case.

June 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The mark of a good crime/drama/thriller is that it keeps you guessing and guessing. Caspar Leinen (Elyas M’Barek) just passed the bar three months ago. But there he is in a Berlin courtroom, the public defender for a 70-year-old Italian man named Fabrizio Collini (Franco Nero, John Wick Chapter 2 and The Lost City of Z).... [Read more...]

Three Ways to Protect Energy.

June 4, 2020 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Energy is needed in every facet of life. The most tangible understanding of energy is related to our physical ability to function. If we don’t get proper rest, eat healthy foods, drink enough water, and exercise among many other things…we may find it difficult to get through the day. You will battle to keep your eyes open,... [Read more...]

15 Charity Organizations To Support Black Lives Matter.

June 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) On May 25th, George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, sparking outrage across America and the rest of the world.  To support Black Lives Matter, thousands have chosen to protest in both the US and the UK. Unfortunately, the ill-judged and violent handling of these protests, by the US government, has... [Read more...]

George Floyd: The Emmett Till of Our Generation.

June 2, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I do not have a pulpit. I do have a pen. Like most, the images of George Floyd are haunting me, producing a sense of desperate aloofness as I sit in my Fort Worth apartment, having viewed the gruesome video the night before. It has become so common now to hear and see stories of white cops relative to black men in America and... [Read more...]

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